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Fitzroy House by Techne Architects

The Fitzroy House unveils quite the surprise when you step behind the heritage facade to see a modern, three level addition on the back. The landmark …

Articles about 8 creative bedside tables on Dwell.com - Dwell

Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days are ahead.<p>A roll-out table that embraces its practical purpose with a distinctive design.<p>These budget-friendly artwork selections can instantly add personality to your home without breaking the bank.<p>Don’t underestimate the big impact …

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The Most Beautiful Walk in the World

• <b>Author:</b> John Baxter<p>“Aman with a great appreciation of what makes Paris tick.” —Newsday<p>Fromthe author of Immoveable Feast and We’ll Always Have Paris comes aguided tour of the most beautiful walks through the City of Light, includingthe favorite walking routes of the many of the acclaimed artists …

Scientists exploring computers that can learn and adapt

For six or seven decades, computers have been based on processing electronic 1s and 0s.<p>Now, computer scientists are breaking out of that paradigm in strange new directions, as they seek new ways to tackle problems that digital computers can’t easily solve.<p>One approach is quantum computing, in which …

Google Is Reportedly Planning An In-Car Android System

The next area of battle for Google seems to be automobiles.<p>The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is working with German carmaker Audi to develop in-car entertainment and information systems based on its Android software — and that plans will be announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in …

New Research Suggests Rapid Treatment Of HIV With Antiretrovirals Can “Cure” The Virus

More research seems to be pointing to how rapid treatment of the HIV virus with medication can “eliminate” the disease in some cases. The findings come two weeks after a baby infected with HIV at birth was found to be free of the virus after a few years.<p>Researchers at the Pasteur Institute in Paris …

Splunk: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Ideas<p>IdeasThis lab-grown beef will be in restaurants in 3 years<p>IdeasGamers are becoming a powerful source of philanthropic donations<p>IdeasWhat if economic growth isn’t as positive as you think?<p>Entertainment<p>EntertainmentFCC chairman Ajit Pai has “serious concerns” over Sinclair …

Nike: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

During the 2016 Olympics, Nike put female athletes in the spotlight in its popular "Unlimited" ad campaign—and it promoted diversity in its own business. In 2016, the majority of the company’s employees were minorities, and women made up 48% of its global workforce.<p>The company is also a pioneer in …

Mars One Has Officially Raised “Millions” To Build The Red Planet’s First Human Settlement

Mars One, the private not-for-profit that’s planning to build the red planet’s first human settlement in 2023, has secured several million dollars in funding for its mission.<p>Though a few million dollars might pale in comparison to the estimated $6 billion Mars One anticipates this mission will …

This Dinner Plate Cleans Itself

Hate doing dishes? So do we. Luckily, this remarkable plate could make that job a thing of the past.<p>Doing the dishes stinks, and even expensive dishwashers designed for the task don’t make the job all that easy. But a new self-cleaning plate and bowl, developed by the Swedish design studio Tomorrow …

Can These Toys Teach Kids Empathy?

How a learning exercise for the visually impaired evolved into a new toolkit that could help children unlock compassion.<p>Empathy–when you inhabit a feeling with someone–is considered one of the most important traits to teach a child. But empathy isn’t something you can dial up on demand. It’s …

Carefully Applied Dyes Reveal Colorful Anatomy of Fish

<i>Cleared</i> is a photo series by formally trained engineer and mathematician Adam Summers that offers a new way of viewing marine life. The scientific photographer, who has always been fascinated with biology, took it upon himself to experiment with his specimens by altering the pigments of their …

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All You Can Feel: Images of Recreational Drugs Exposed to Film Negatives by Sarah Schoenfeld | Colossal

<p>Whether you’ve tried mind-altering substances or not one thing remains true: we all have an idea of what a drug feels like, be it imagined, …

Alan Turing, Who Cracked Nazi Code, Gets Posthumous Pardon

British mathematician Alan Turing, who helped crack Nazi Germany's 'Enigma' code and laid the groundwork for modern computing, was pardoned on Tuesday, six decades after his conviction for homosexuality is said to have driven him to suicide.<p>Following his singular contributions toward winning the …

How To Land Your Dream Job Working For An Entrepreneur

You’re either one of those people who will change the world or you’re insane, and as a result you’ve decided you want to work for an entrepreneur. Perhaps the reason is because you want to be an entrepreneur yourself, but you want to observe an entrepreneur in action and learn from his or her …

Water Tower

The artist Tom Fruin has built this water tower made of colored plexiglas in Brooklyn. The strange structure is a tribute to New York and the “water …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Modern Tree Houses that ‘Leaf’ Us Breathless

<i>Image via RMIT Architecture</i><p>Why settle for admiring leaves from the ground, when you could swoon from your own space in the canopy? With the crisp autumn air inviting us outside, we couldn’t resist sharing our favorite photos of high-altitude reading nooks, homes, restaurants, and hotels!<p><i>Image via</i> …

Helmet Haute Couture: The Invisible Helmet Revolutionizing Bike Safety

Biking is the perfect form of transportation, until you factor in clunky helmets that ruin your ’do. But a new fashionable—and largely …

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Music-Discovery Service ExFM Pulls the Plug

After a four-year-run, music startup ExFM is throwing in the towel.The company, which operates a music-discovery website, as well as iPhone and …

Startups

Wake up, retailers: Amazon’s seven-day shipping means you need to regroup. Now

Not to be content with creating the showrooming movement, Amazon recently announced it will start making deliveries on Sundays (possibly by drones). …

Former Windows Leader Steven Sinofsky Presents 10 Mega Trends In Tech For 2014

Sinofsky is one of the smartest people in tech. He's currently working a partner with venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, and as an executive in residence at Harvard Business School.

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Overstock.com Reportedly Plans To Accept Bitcoin In 2014

Overstock.com is moving to accept Bitcoin as payment in 2014, the CEO told The Financial Times. Apparently the retailer has the ambition to become the first major online retailer to accept the digital currency. And it very well could be. No other major retailer has announced a similar plan yet. …

You Could Soon Pay More for Using a Credit Card

Retailers could soon be passing on their "swipe" fees -- the fees Visa, MasterCard and American Express charge to merchants -- to customers paying by …

Online shopping gaining traction while spending at retail stores declines

As retailers gear up for the final weekend of holiday selling – in the U.S. it's called Super Saturday – they're counting on shoppers turning out at stores despite forecasts of sleet, rain and snow in parts of Canada and tight-fisted spenders.<p>The tale of the 2013 holiday shopping season is playing …

Apple's staff are what sets it apart from other retailers

A tour around Apple's Regent Street store highlighted how the tech giant builds, one-by-one, a relationship with its customers<p>I spent the best part of a day in Apple’s Regent Street store this week, an unusual opportunity to see what’s made these retail revolutions more profitable per square foot …

40 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following are the 40 highest-paying jobs that don't require workers to have a four-year college degree. Each has an annual salary of at least $58,000.<p>The median annual wages listed are calculated to include hourly, weekly, and …